Specific entry requirements
Entrants to the Foundation Degree programme should normally meet one of the following sets of requirements:
Three passes at GCSE (grades A – C) or O-level (grades A – C), normally including Mathematics and English Language
A minimum of one pass at A-level or 6-unit Vocational A-level.
A National Certificate or Diploma or other equivalent qualification, such as GNVQ/NVQ or other level 3 vocational qualification.
Exceptionally, applicants who can demonstrate, through an extended CV, references and interview, that they have the knowledge and abilities equivalent to those possessed by holders of the level 3 qualification, listed above may be admitted with dispensation from the requirement to possess those qualifications.
Please also see the University's general entry requirements.
English language requirements
Please see the University's standard English language requirements
International and EU applications
Preparation courses for International and EU students
We offer a range of courses to help students meet the academic and English language entry requirements for their courses and also familiarise them with university life.
Find out more about the international foundation pathways we offer and our pre-sessional English language courses.
Country specific entry requirements
If you are studying outside the UK, for more details about your specific country entry requirements, translated information and local representatives who can help you to apply, please have a look at our country specific information pages.
How to apply
Full-time students should apply for this course through UCAS.
This course is not available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.